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Information 2015, 6(2), 111-121; doi:10.3390/info6020111

Evaluate the Interoperability of Document Format: Based on Translation Practice of OOXML and UOF

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Department of Economics and Management, Beihang University, Beijing 100191, China
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School of Computer Science and Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing 100191, China
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Computer School, Beijing Information Science and Technology University, Beijing 100101, China
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Academic Editor: Willy Susilo
Received: 23 January 2015 / Revised: 18 March 2015 / Accepted: 19 March 2015 / Published: 27 March 2015
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Abstract

Taking both OOXML and UOF standards as examples, we empirically evaluate the interoperability of office document formats from the view of translation practice. With the aim of covering the complete feature set of OOXML and UOF, a novel UOF-Open XML Translator is developed in this study. Thorough experiments demonstrate that our translator implements bidirectional conversion of 80.4% features perfectly and 9.9% features with acceptable discrepancy. Regarding the remaining 9.7% features, more efforts would be taken in future work. View Full-Text
Keywords: OOXML; OpenXML; UOF; interoperability; evaluate OOXML; OpenXML; UOF; interoperability; evaluate
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Lin, Y.; Lin, X.; Li, N.; Mu, Y. Evaluate the Interoperability of Document Format: Based on Translation Practice of OOXML and UOF. Information 2015, 6, 111-121.

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